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11th February 2014

Cyclist killed in collision outside Owens Park

Major delays and diversions along Wilmslow Road after tragic accident

A man has died following a collision with a cement mixer in Fallowfield.

Emergency services were called to the junction of Wilmslow Road and Landcross Road – next to The Joseph Whitworth pub – at about 3.25pm on Tuesday 11 February 2014, to reports of a collision between a truck and a cyclist.

21-year-old Joshua William Jarvis – who lived in Fallowfield – was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Following the incident Wilmslow Road was closed in both directions up to the junction of Old Hall Lane and Wilbraham Road, but began to open to traffic after 6:00pm.

Sergeant Lee Westhead from GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said, “Our thoughts and sympathies are with this young man’s family as they try to come to terms with their loss.

“We are investigating the circumstances leading up to this collision and are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to call us as soon as possible.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4742.

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